[alsa-devel] Non standard sound card

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Mon Nov 12 08:58:38 CET 2007

At Sat, 10 Nov 2007 21:47:27 +0800,
Ning Zhang wrote:
> Hi Dear,
> I am a fresh man in this community. Now I plan to develope a sound driver
> for my embedded platform.
> The problem is that my audio chip is a DSP ,not a standard codec chip. The
> MCU communicates with this DSP via a shared ram. So at first , I have
> to make the DSP as a platform_device and use the  platform_driver_register()
> to register the DSP , right?  Then I can use alsa driver API to develop the
> sound card.
> Is my understanding right? Thanks.

Yes.  It's the normal way to reigster the driver with the device that
isn't assigned to any standard bus.

> Where can I find some information about ALSA architecture?

Some tutorials are on www.alsa-project.org.


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